Margaret and Frances Macdonald and their Glasgow School of Art classmates Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Harold MacNair were Art Nouveau’s Glasgow Four.
Arguing about the great American novel was perfect fodder for periodicals in the late 1800s, and it is catnip for a listicle-obsessed internet.
Settle in to the winter season with verse from Dylan Thomas, H.D., Pushkin, and more.
Nintendo’s Mario and Homer’s Odysseus have more in common than you might think.
An interview with scholar and folklorist Gabrielle Berlinger, a professor of American Studies at the University of North Caroline Chapel Hill.
Celebrate with some seasonal scholarship from JSTOR Daily for the winter holidays.
The kimono that the world associates with Japan was actually created in the late-nineteenth century as a cultural identifier.
At some point in their lexical histories, lost words’ original meanings died and have been revived into a mere semblance of their former selves.
With national tragedies now as frequent and predictable as sunrises, no phrase has lost consolatory power more swiftly than “thoughts and prayers.”
Are you wearing seaweed? People have been for hundreds of…